At 11 am on Tuesday morning, a few representatives from SumOfUs.org and CREDO Action, and a photographer they brought along, milled outside the HarperCollins headquarters looking hesitant.
They were holding a FedEx box bearing the message “Stand up for Equality!” affixed with a computer printout of the Berenstain Bears. Inside the box were 80,000 signatures—collected Read More
Eater reports that Schnipper’s, the Times building stalwart for meticulously prepared sandwiches and Elaine Benes-sized sandwiches, has struck back at Chick-Fil-A and its funding of antigay organizations. Schnipper’s is to donate $1 from the sale of any chicken filet sandwich this August to Marriage Equality USA, a move that would seem to vastly Read More
Chick-Fil-A is an Atlanta-based fast-food chain you may have heard of, whose chicken sandwiches have a cult following, but whose cult-like devotion to anti-gay causes have increasingly put them in the media spotlight. Except on Sundays. They are closed on Sundays.
All of this recently culminated in that telltale culture-news saturation point indicator, a withering segment about them on The Daily Show. And on Friday, The Jim Henson Company—which makes Muppet toys for Chick-Fil-As kids’ meals—cut ties with the company as well. So, how’s Chick-Fil-A fighting back?